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Robinson delivers its 13,000th helicopter

April 28, 2021  By Naomi Szeben

Image courtesy of Robinson Helicopters

Robinson Helicopter delivered it’s 13,000 helicopter on April 23, 2021, to SKY Helicopters of Dallas, Texas.

The delivery of the S/N 14438 revealed a brand-new colour scheme and is equipped with the latest in R44 options; a Lithium-ion battery, heated seats, and a 4K cockpit video camera. The aircraft also includes a well configured glass panel featuring Garmin’s 700L TXi, GTN 650Xi navigator, and a Genesys HeliSAS Autopilot.

SKY president Ken Pyatt wanted a new generation R44 to round-out the company’s fleet. “We purchased this R44 for our Part 135 air taxi and tour operations,” said Pyatt in a statement. A dealer since 1996, this latest acquisition puts SKY’s Robinson fleet at 27.

Robinson Helicopter Company was founded in 1973, manufacturing civil helicopters.



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